Even after "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," Mike Daisey's one-man staged attack on Apple's manufacturing practices, turned out to be troublingly fact-challenged, the monologist bafflingly continued to stand by his play for a time, chalking the liberties he took with the truth up to a kind of dramatic license. No longer.
In this clip from Tuesday's episode, as Jay Leno hunts for cue cards to open "The Tonight Show" a familiar voice calls out, "Hey, Jay -- we're goin' old school tonight." Yes, it's Sarah Palin, taking the now-familiar route of attempting to drum up good PR by spoofing herself on a late-night comedy show.
Americans of a certain age may take umbrage at David Letterman's characterizations of 71-year-old presidential candidate John McCain as a "Wal-Mart greeter," a "mall-walker" and "the guy at the supermarket who is confused by the automatic doors."